Global Confucius Institute of the Year 2018! Focused on research-led teaching.

We are a bridge reinforcing friendship and cooperation between the UK and China.

Free Online Beginners Mandarin, research-linked

As part of a research study on language learning, free Beginners Mandarin is offered to those who are 18 and above and have never learned Chinese before. Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm on Mondays and Thursdays. £100 deposit is needed. Once you attend all 16 lessons, plus 4 research sessions at the beginning and end of each block of 8 lessons, the deposit will be refunded to you.

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Mandarin School for Children (Online)

Open to all children aged 3.5-18. No physical boundaries because all courses are held online. Two streams of Mandarin courses are offered, to English-speakers and Heritage-speakers, respectively. In addition, Maths and Arts are also offered. All will start from 19th September 2020.

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Writing and Video Competitions

To celebrate your Mandarin language studies with us, you are invited to submit a piece of creative writing in Chinese relating to Chinese Dragon Boat Festival. Native Chinese people are also invited in order to show different perspectives. Submission deadline 31st July. You are also encouraged to create a video clip based on the theme “China & I”. Submission deadline 31st Aug.


Doing Business

We aim to support both UK and Chinese businesses by building links, promoting trade and investiment, and providing insight into language and culture.

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